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I stood it while he stuffed my pockets, but rebelled when he tried to poke the prickly, scratchy things inside my shirt.

Now I could distinctly hear a sound of whispering, and something slithered over the panels, with a rasping, scratchy noise.

The House on the BorderlandWilliam Hope Hodgson

The execution of the work is not of a very high order, but is rather irregular and scratchy.

One old man being asked why he liked the vicar, made answer as follows: "Why, 'cos he be so scratchy after souls."

A Cotswold VillageJ. Arthur Gibbs

We stood there in friendly silence, while the feeble minstrel sheltered in Antonia's hair went on with its scratchy chirp.

My AntoniaWilla Cather

This stuff is rough and scratchy, and theres no use starting out to damage things.

Mr. Commissioner Honey sat at his English desk writing with a scratchy pen.

Adventures in SwazilandOwen Rowe O'Neil

This, notwithstanding the "scratchy" manner of its execution, displayed remarkable skill and abundant energy of design.

Though the voice was thin and scratchy, the words were clearly audible.

Planet of the DamnedHarry Harrison

To beat up that covert was a hot, scratchy, discouraging job, attended with frequent escapes from accident and damage.

The Tent DwellersAlbert Bigelow Paine

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